24 March 2011 Last updated at 20:10 ET
By Jon Donnison BBC News, Gaza City
In a smoke-filled and cardamom coffee-infused cafe in Gaza City all the talk is of this week’s violence. (more…)
Weekend article documents the killing and wounding of civilians after African Union peacekeeping forces and insurgents clash in residential districts. While this report claims that 6 civilians were killed and 10 were injured, subsequent posting titled “Four civilians killed in Mogadishu clashes” report slightly different numbers. Final counts on civilian casualties not yet published.
By MOHAMMED IBRAHIM and JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
Published: February 20, 2011
MOGADISHU, Somalia — At least 20 people were killed and dozens wounded in heavy fighting in Somalia’s capital over the weekend, as African Union forces attacked an extensive underground fortification system of trenches and tunnels used by Islamist insurgents. (more…)
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November 3, 2010
Bombings and mortar strikes killed 76 people and wounded more than 200 others across Baghdad yesterday.
The blasts in at least 13 neighborhoods clearly were designed to hit civilians at restaurants and cafes where many Iraqis were gathered to enjoy the warm evening. The sophistication and the targets — Shiites — suggested that al-Qaida-linked Sunni militants were responsible.